Today’s Best Apps features the most promising releases from the last 24 hours. Thousands of apps get approved by Apple daily and we hand-select what we think are the new potential gems that we’re considering for review each day.

Universal:

Polyroll by Spicy Gyro Games ($1.99, 35.6 MB): Polyroll is a fun retro platformer for iOS. The game heavily borrows its gameplay from the popular Super Mario Brothers series of games. Polyroll’s friends have been kidnapped and it is up to you to get to the Evil Kaiser Kiwi’s castle and defeat him. There are 28 stages in this game and several boss battles.

Cowboy vs. Ninjas vs. Aliens by Great Play: Free Games ($1.99, 48.9 MB): Cowboy vs. Ninjas vs. Aliens is a top down shooter game for iOS. The objective of the game is to defeat the ninjas and aliens who are trying to take over the Wild West. There is a Campaign and Survival mode in this game. There are three levels of difficulty and over 15 upgradeable weapons in the game.

iPhone:

Pixity: Fun, Easy & Collaborative Photo Album Sharing by SyncPoint (Free, 2.1 MB): Pixity is a free service that allows you to create albums and share them with friends. Your friends can also add photos to the album, exchange comments, and give thumbs-ups to posts. The app also lets you share your photos on Facebook easily.

The Black Notebook by The Black Notebook (Free, 3.6 MB): Manage your client portfolio on the go with The Black Notebook for iPhone. The app allows you to enter customer information such as the contact data, preferences, purchases, contact history, relations, and loyalty. You can set and track sales targets for the month, quarter, or year as well. You can also contact your customers directly from the app.

That’s it for today. Did we miss anything?